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20 Awesome Things About Bacon

20 Aumsome Things abouit Bacon More than 2 billion pounds of bacon is produced in the U.S. each year THAT MEANS! If the average piece of bacon is 10z. the U.S. consumed 32 BILLION pieces of bacon last year alone! Bacon Contains Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) Bacon is one of the oldest processed meats in history. The Chinese began salting pork bellies as early as 1500 B.C. Vitamin B12 which can help fight Anaemia & boost vitality Zinc & Selenium antioxidants that help boost your immunity The earliest reference of "Every morning I wake up and I smoke a cigarette, and then I eat five strips of bacon. And for lunch I eat a bacon sandwich, and for a midday snack, bacon, a whole damn plate. And I usually drink my dinner." bacon was in 1560 by a London Cheesemonger Grandpa Gustafson "Grumpier Old Men" In the 16th Century, European peasants would proudly display the small amount of bacon they could afford Bacon comes from the belly of the pig Yorkshire Popular Flavors Hickory Maple AppleWood Mesquite Honey Sugared Peppered and Tamworth pigs are bred specifically for bacon Bacon bits sold at supermarkets are actually vegetarian Bacon Day is held on the Saturday before Labor Day In 2010 it will be on One 200 lb pig will produce approximately 20 Ibs of bacon September 4th Pork bellies have been traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange since 1961. The unit of trading is 20 tons of frozen, trimmed "To bring home the bacon" comes from the ancient sport of catching a greased pig at country fairs. The winner kept the pig and 'brought home the bacon' Thin sliced 1/32 inch thick 28 - 32 slices per pound 70% of all bacon in the U.S. is eaten at breakfast time Regular sliced 1/16 inch thick 16 - 20 slices per pound Thick sliced 1/8 inch thick 10 - 14 slices per pound IC www.ICANHASINTERNETS.coM HS

20 Awesome Things About Bacon

shared by amie on Mar 31
Bacon is one of the most popular and oldest meats in history. This infographic highlights twenty awesome facts about Bacon in a mouth watering way. Did you know that one 200 pound pig will produce t...


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